Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears

FREDERICK ELKINGTON (ELKINGTON & CO) (worked from 1868)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Grape Shears

1875 London

Offered by AC Silver

£695 gbp
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This exceptional pair of antique Victorian sterling silver grape shears has a hinged scissor action.

The anterior and posterior surfaces of these impressive grape scissors are embellished with flat chased grape clusters accented with stylised leaf designs and a large bordered shell design to each finger loop.

Each finger piece is encircled with an impressive flat chased circular motif decorated border accented with scrolling designs to the upper and lower portions.

The original, hallmarked central hinge of the scissors is encircled with a crimped border.

Dimensions

Length 18.4cm/7.2"

Width across finger grips 5.5cm/2.2"

Weight

3.7 troy ounces/115g


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These antique silver grape scissors/shears are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The flat chased decoration is all very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the blades and part hallmarks to the hinge are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Frederick Elkington (Elkington & Co)

Origin: London, England

Date: 1875
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5187 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A5187
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique Victorian English sterling silver grape shears; an addition to our silver flatware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the blades and part hallmarks to the hinge are all very clear.
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